James Wood 11, Liberty 1 (5)

WINCHESTER — Brody Bower had three hits, scored three runs, swiped two bases and drove in two to lead James Wood to the Class 4 Northwestern District victory in five innings against Liberty on Wednesday.

Leading 1-0, the Colonels (9-3, 4-2) scored four times in the fourth and six times in the fifth to end the contest with the mercy rule.

James Wood leaders: Bodie Pullen 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 walks, 2 steals; Jared Neal 2 runs; John Copenhaver 2 hits; Kemper Omps 2 runs; Ethan Pingley (W) 2.1 IP, 1 hit, 0 runs, 2 strikeouts.